Marwhirn House

Crofts Estate, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom | Hotel

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Where we are at so far

A travel blog entry by kevdeeworldtour


... friends will be able to enjoy what we are about to.

Biggles the bear is a part of our tour. He has been part of my travels throughout my life and will follow us and hopefully will be pictured throughout the journey. His bottle will be getting used before departure.

Thanks for taking the time to read our blog and hopefully you will have an insight into what our journey is like.


First day of final week.

A travel blog entry by helentodd

... From Snab Hill to Stroanfreggan Bridge - a distance of 11.9 miles. Early stage of today's walk was along a country road, so fairly straight forward stuff into St Johns Town of Dalry. However, from then on, the going got a lot tougher! Walking across open moorland climbing and hopping over boggy ground was just part of the fun... crossing a field full of cattle including a large bull, was a little ...

Glasgow, Scotland

A travel blog entry by randallandmikey


... the hills for half an hour. Then we caught a ferry and punted down a lake for an hour, in an area called The Lake District. Lots of old beautiful homes on the hills of the lake, all with their own boat houses.

We then had lunch in a village called Grasmere which was the home of William Wordsworth, the famous English poet and also Beatrix Potter, the author of Peter Rabbit. Lots of history for a little village.

We then travelled ...

Day 4: Tours all day!

A travel blog entry by janiceing


... Rumors say that Bobby, now homeless, sat by his master’s grave because there was a bench-like tombstone right next to it where he could take shelter. Since the graves are shallow and on a slope, the bones get exposed to the surface when it rains. That would have provided Bobby a source of food. Personally, I prefer to believe a mixture of the two versions. Our little group frolicked through the cemetery, where we did a mock photo shoot and I made my ...

Our Highland Fling

A travel blog entry by theoharafamily


... Castle and had the best history lesson ever. We ventured over to Wallace Monument and although we were too late for formal tour, we climbed to its base the quickest way we could racing each other up bushy tracks being used by orienteering groups. Fun and great workout.

Thursday 20th June
Drive day has arrived. Kids well prepped for the marathon drive - 7am start- 16hrs - 1000kms.
We took a huge chunk of Scotland and inhaled ...


This hotel, located on Crofts Estate, Dumfries and Galloway, is near Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Scottish Highlander, and Harburn Golf Course.
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